Two abstracted jets of ‘steam’ make direct reference to the former Brisbane Steam Laundry and the Eodone Aerated Water Company that were sited nearby. Their metallic blue colour references the blue glass of water bottles and the perceived colour of water and a ‘Pop Art’ sensibility communicates the pulsating energy of the area today.
Steam Machine is fabricated from painted, rolled, and facetted sheet aluminium to create a dynamic light play throughout day and night.
Commissioned by ARIA Property Group and Brisbane City Council’s Vibrant Laneways Program for the Fish Lane precinct, curated by Creativemove, Brisbane
JAMES AND ELEANOR AVERY, 2017
Fish Lane, West End, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia